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A and B start a business with Rs.6000 and Rs.8000 respectively. Hoe should they share their

profits at the end of one year choose which one is correct?

A. 1:2

B. 3:4 (Answer)

C. 2:5

D. 3:7


A, B and C invests Rs.2000, Rs.3000 and Rs.4000 in a business. After one year A removed his money; B and C continued the business for one more year. If the net profit after 2 years be Rs.3200, then    ’s share in the profit is choose which one is correct?

A. Rs.1000

B. Rs.600

C. Rs.800

D. Rs.400 (Answer)


Kashif and Nadeem jointly started a business. Kashif invested three times as Nadeem did and invested his money for double time as compared to Nadeem. Nadeem earned Rs. 4000. If the gain is proportional to the money invested and the time for which the money is invested then the total gain was choose which one is correct?

A. Rs.16000

B. Rs.20000

C. Rs.24000

D. Rs.28000 (Answer)


A is a working partner and B is a sleeping partner in the business. A puts in Rs.15000 and B Rs.25000, A receives 10% of the profit for managing the business the rest being divided in proportion of their capitals. Out of a total profit of Rs.9600, money received by A is choose which one is correct?

A. Rs.3240

B. Rs.3600

C. Rs.3800

D. Rs.4200 (Answer)


The ratio of investments of two partners P and Q is 7:5 and the ratio of their profits is 7:10. If P invested the money for 5 months, find for how much time did Q invest the money choose which one is correct?

A. 7 months

B. 10 months (Answer)

C. 9 months

D. 11 months


A and B start a business jointly. A invests Rs.16000 for 8 months and B remains in the business for 4 months. Out of the total profit B claims 2/7th share. How much money is contributed by B choose which one is correct?

A. Rs.10000

B. Rs.12800 (Answer)

C. Rs.6000

D. Rs.8000


A and B invests Rs.3000 and Rs.4000 respectively in a business. If A doubles his capital after 6 months. In what ratio should    and B divide that year’s profit choose which one is correct?

A. 9:10

B. 9:8 (Answer)

C. 3:4

D. 39:49


A and B put in Rs.300 and Rs.400 respectively into a business. A reinvests into the business his share of the first year’s profit of Rs.210 where as B does not. In what ratio should they divide the second year’s profit choose which one is correct?

A. 39:40 (Answer)

B. 40:39

C. 3:4

D. 4:3


A and B rent a pasture for 10 months. A put in 80 cows for 7 months. How many can B put in for the remaining 3 months, if he pays half as much again as A choose which one is correct?

A. 120

B. 180

C. 200

D. 280 (Answer)


A, B and C enter into partnership. A invests some money at the beginning, B invests double the amount after 6 months, and C invests thrice the amount after 8 months. If the annual gain be Rs.18000.        ’s share is choose which one is correct?

A. Rs.7500

B. Rs.7200

C. Rs.6000 (Answer)

D. Rs.5750


Three persons invested Rs.9000 in a joint business. The second person invested Rs.1000 more than the first and the third Rs.1000 more than second. After two years, they gained Rs.5400.How much third person will get choose which one is correct?

A. Rs.2400 (Answer)

B. Rs.3600

C. Rs.2850

D. Rs.2000


A, B and C are partners. A receives 2/3 of profits, B and C dividing the remainder equally.   ’sincome is increased by Rs.200 when the rate to profit rises from 5 to 7 percent. Find the

Capital of B choose which one is correct?

A. Rs.2450

B. Rs.3600

C. Rs.2500 (Answer)

D. Rs.3100


Two persons A and B take a field on rent. A puts on it 21 horses for 3 months and 15 cows for 2 months; B puts 15 cows for 6months and 40 sheep for 7 1/2 months. If one day, 3 horses eat as much as 5 cows and 6 cows as much as 10 sheep, what part of the rent should A pay choose which one is correct?

A. 1/3 rd (Answer)

B. 2/5 th

C. 2/3 rd

D. 1/5 th


A, B and C rent a pasture for Rs.870. A put in 12 horses for 8 months, B 16 horses for 9 months and 18 horses for 6 months. How much should C pay choose which one is correct?

A. Rs.270 (Answer)

B. Rs.185

C. Rs.215

D. Rs.380


A began business with Rs.45000 and was joined afterwards by B with Rs.5400. When did B join if the profits at the end of the year were divided in the ratio of 2:1 choose which one is correct?

A. 4 months

B. 6 months

C. 7 months (Answer)

D. 9 months


A, B and C are entered into a partnership. A invested Rs.6500 for 6 months, B invested Rs.8400 for 5 months and C invested for Rs.10000 for 3 months. A is a working partner and gets 5% of the total profit for the same. Find the share of C in a total profit of Rs.7400.

A. 1750

B. 1900 (Answer)

C. 8600

D. 10300


A, B and C are partners in a business. Their capitals are respectively, Rs.5000, Rs.6000 and Rs.4000. A gets 30% of the total profit for managing the business. The remaining profit is divided among three in the ratio of their capitals. In the end of the year, the profit of A is Rs.200 more than the sum of the profits of B and C. Find the total profit.

A. Rs.4500

B. Rs.5200

C. Rs.1800

D. Rs.3000 (Answer)


A, B, C together started a business. A invested Rs.6000 for 5 months B invested Rs.3600 for 6 months and C Rs.7500 for 3 months. If they get a total profit of Rs.7410. Find the share of A choose which one is correct?

A. Rs.3750

B. Rs.3000 (Answer)

C. Rs.3200

D. Rs.2160


A starts business with a capital of Rs.1200 B and C join with some investments after 3 and 6 months respectively. At the end of a year, the profit is divided in the ratio 2:3:5 respectively.

What is B’s investment in the business choose which one is correct?

A. Rs.2400 (Answer)

B. Rs.1800

C. Rs.3600

D. Rs.6000


A and B began business with Rs.3000 and Rs.4000 after 8 months, A withdraws Rs.1000 and B advances Rs.1000 more. At the end of the year, their profits amounted to Rs.630 find the share of A.

A. Rs.240 (Answer)

B. Rs.350

C. Rs.340

D. Rs.390


A and B enter into partnership with capital as 7:9. At the end of 8 months, A withdraws. If they receive the profits in the ratio of 8:9 find how long B’s capital was used choose which one is correct?

A. 6 months

B. 8 months

C. 10 months

D. 7 months (Answer)


A and B entered into a partnership investing Rs.25000 and Rs.30000 respectively. After 4 months C also joined the business with an investment of Rs.35000. What is the share of C in an annual profit of Rs.47000 choose which one is correct?

A. Rs.18000

B. Rs.15000

C. Rs.17000

D. Rs.14000 (Answer)


A, B, C and D enter into partnership. A subscribes 1/3 of the capital B 1/4, C 1/5 and D the rest.

How much share did A get in a profit of Rs.2460 choose which one is correct?

A. Rs.480

B. Rs.615

C. Rs.820 (Answer)

D. Rs.740


A, B and C invested Rs.6300, Rs.4200 and Rs.10500 respectively, in a partnership business. Find the share of A in profit of Rs.12100 after a year choose which one is correct?

A. Rs.3630 (Answer)

B. Rs.2840

C. Rs.3200

D. Rs.5600


The cost price of an article is 64% of the marked price. Calculate the gain percent after allowing a discount of 12%.

A. 37.5 % (Answer)

B. 38.5 %

C. 42 %

D. 27.5 %


A trader marked the selling price of an article at 10% above the cost price. At the time of selling, he allows a certain discount and suffers a loss of 1%. He allowed a discount of :

A. 10 % (Answer)

B. 10.5 %

C. 11 %

D. 12.5 %


A trader mixes 26 kg of rice at Rs. 20 per kg with 30 kg of rice of other variety at Rs. 36 per kg and sells the mixture at Rs. 30 per kg. His profit percent is:

A. No profit, no loss

B. 5% (Answer)

C. 8%

D. 10%


When a plot is sold for Rs. 18,700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must that plot be sold in in order to gain 15% choose which one is correct?

A. Rs. 21,000

B. Rs. 22,500

C. Rs. 25,300 (Answer)

D. Rs. 25,800


On selling 17 balls at Rs. 720, there is a loss equal to the cost price of 5 balls. The cost price of

a ball is:________ choose which one is correct?

A. Rs. 45

B. Rs. 50

C. Rs. 55

D. Rs. 60 (Answer)


A dealer marks his goods 20% above cost price. He then allows some discount on it and makes a profit of 8%. The rate of discount is: (Answer)

A. 12%

B. 10% (Answer)

C. 6%

D. 4%


A cloth merchant has announced a 25% rebate in prices. If one needs to have a rebate of Rs. 40. Then how many shirts each costing Rs.32 he should purchase choose which one is correct?

A. 6

B. 5 (Answer)

C. 10

D. 7


The difference between a discount of 40% on Rs. 500 and two successive discount of 36% and 4% on the same amount is:________ choose which one is correct?

A. 0

B. Rs. 2

C. Rs. 1.93

D. Rs. 7.20 (Answer)


Tarun bought a T.V with 20% discount on the labelled price. Had he bought it with 25% discount choose which one is correct? He would have saved Rs. 500. At what price did he buy the T.V choose which one is correct?

A. Rs. 5000

B. Rs. 10000 (Answer)

C. Rs. 12000

D. Rs. 16000


A man purchases an electric heater whose printed price is 160 if he received two successive discounts of 20% and 10% he paid:

A. Rs. 112

B. Rs. 129.60

C. Rs. 119.60

D. Rs. 115.20 (Answer)


The marked price is 10% higher than the cost price. A discount of 10% is given on the market price, in this kind of sale the seller

A. Bears no loss no gain

B. gains

C. loses 1% (Answer)

D. None of these


A trader lists his articles 20% above C.P and allows a discount of 10% on cash payment. His gain percent is:

A. 10%

B. 8% (Answer)

C. 5%

D. 6%


While selling the watch, a shopkeeper gives a discount of 5% if he gives a discount of 7 % he earns Rs. 15 less as profit. The marked price of the watch is:

A. Rs. 697.50

B. Rs. 712.50

C. Rs. 787.50

D. None of these (Answer)


A Shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10% discount on the printed. The ratio of the cost price and the printed price of the book is:

A. 45:56 (Answer)

B. 50:61

C. 99:125

D. None of these


A retailer buys a sewing machine at a discount of 15% and sells it for Rs. 1955. Thus, he makes a profit of 15%. The discount is:

A. Rs. 270

B. Rs. 290

C. Rs. 300 (Answer)

D. None of these


An umbrella marked at Rs. 80 is sold for Rs. 68. The rate of discount is: (Answer)

A. 15% (Answer)

B. 12%

C. 17 11/17%

D. 20 %


Kabir buys an article with a 25% discount on its marked price. He makes a profit of 10 % by selling it at Rs. 660. The marked price is :

A. Rs. 600

B. Rs. 700

C. Rs. 800 (Answer)

D. Rs. 685


The ratio of the prices of three different types of cars is 4:5:7. If the difference between the costliest and the cheapest cars is Rs. 60000 the price of the car of modest price is:

A. Rs. 80000

B. Rs. 100000 (Answer)

C. Rs. 140000

D. Rs. 120000


A discount series of 10%, 20% and 40% is equal to a single discount of:_________ choose which one is correct?

A. 50%

B. 56.8% (Answer)

C. 60%

D. 70.28%


At what price must kashif sell a mixture of 80 kg sugar at Rs. 6.75 per kg with 120 kg at Rs. 8 per kg to gain 20% choose which one is correct?

A. Rs. 7.50 per kg

B. Rs. 8.20 per kg

C. Rs. 8.85 per kg

D. Rs. 9 per kg (Answer)


A person bought an article and sold it at a loss of 10 % if he had bought it for 20 % less and sold it for Rs. 55 more he would have had a profit of 40 %. The C.P of the article is:

A. Rs. 200

B. Rs. 225

C. Rs. 250 (Answer)

D. None of these


The cost price of an article which on being sold at a gain of 12 % yields Rs. 6 more than when it is sold at a loss of 12 % is:

A. Rs. 30

B. Rs. 25 (Answer)

C. Rs. 24

D. Rs. 20


A man sells a car to his friend at 10 % loss. If the friend sells it for Rs. 54000 and gains 20 %. The original C.P of the car was:_________ choose which one is correct?

A. Rs. 25000

B. Rs. 37500

C. Rs. 50000 (Answer)

D. Rs. 60000


If two mixers and one T.V cost Rs. 7000. While two T.V s and one mixer cost Rs. 9800. The the value of one T.V is:_________ choose which one is correct?

A. Rs. 2800

B. Rs. 2100

C. Rs. 4200 (Answer)

D. Rs. 8400


Profit after selling a commodity for Rs. 425 is same as loss after selling it for Rs.355. The cost of the commodity is:________ choose which one is correct?

A. Rs. 385

B. Rs. 390 (Answer)

C. Rs. 395

D. Rs. 400


A merchant sold his goods for Rs. 75 at a profit percent equal to C.P. The C.P was:________ choose which one is correct?

A. Rs. 40

B. Rs. 50 (Answer)

C. Rs. 60

D. Rs. 70